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Los Alamos National Laboratory Cybersecurity Technical Staff 2 (Cybersecurity Technical Staff) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

We are seeking an experienced information technology professional to join our team as a Level 2 Alternate Information Systems Security Officer (L2 AISSO). The Compliance and Accreditation (C&A) Teamplans, coordinates, and assists with security compliance and accreditation related to enterprise networks and IT systems, including security plan management, Protected Distribution Systems (PDS), TEMPEST, and COMSEC. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Serving as an Alternate ISSO for the Level 2 Information System Security Plan (L2 ISSP). The L2 ISSP is comprised of LANL’s classified and unclassified network and infrastructure services.

  • Working as a self-motivated contributor to the cybersecurity and compliance of LANL’s institutional networks.

  • Representing the best interests of the institution and the LANL customer base.

  • Working with LANL’s IT stakeholders, IT management, and federal oversight to process compliant lab wide IT initiatives.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of and experience with LANL’s information security policies and procedures.

  • Thorough knowledge of and experience in one or more of the following disciplines: computer science, information security, information assurance, or cyber security.

  • Thorough knowledge of LANL’s network and IT support organizations.

  • Demonstrated support of LANL’s mission organizations through IT based solutions.

  • Ability to communicate complex technical issues with both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Demonstrated ability to compose technical documentation, to include IT security plan type products.

Desired Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of institutional tools/technologies, and their various applications.

  • Advanced knowledge of NNSA and national policies relative to information assurance.

  • Technical knowledge of networking technologies and concepts.

  • Experience with IT audits and assessments.

  • Active DOE Q Clearance

Education Required : Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in a technical field and a minimum of 4 years’ related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level post graduate work may be expected.

Notes to Applicants Please provide a comprehensive cover letter with your application detailing how you meet the qualifications for the position.

Additional Details

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements

  • for access to classified matter.

  • Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to Laboratory Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

You will work under the Network and Infrastructure Engineering (NIE) division supporting a computing environment scaling from “desktop to teraflops,” a diverse and challenging network environment unavailable anywhere else. Within NIE, the Engineering and Security Services (NIE-ESS) group is responsible for LANL's classified and unclassified institutional network services and for the security of our network infrastructure. NIE-ESS cyber security services include computer security incident response, network anomaly and intrusion detection, vulnerability assessment and mitigation, and network firewalls.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo
Email andreag@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC79353
Organization Name NIE-ESS / Engineering & Security Services
Minimum Salary 83300
Maximum Salary 136200
Req ID: IRC79353
Category: Information Technology